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  • TED Summit 2016

    This is a very long overdue update on my TED Summit 2016 experience. As a TEDx organizer and a watcher of online TED Talks, I had some idea in mind of what a TED in-person experience would be like. Yet at the same time, I had absolutely no expectations. After all, how can you possibly […]

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  • Furry Fun

    We had a bit of fun with our annual Clear the Shelter event (it’s held nationwide). The thought was…who doesn’t like cute animal photos? The answer is: The only people who don’t like animal photos are people without a heart. And they aren’t our target audience. So to celebrate animals heading to their fur-ever homes, we decided […]

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  • The Next (Gen) Step

    My friend A, who knows all things beauty, suggested I give Next-Gen nails a try when I wasn’t sure what I thought of my gel manicure. So I did: Another great, long-lasting performance. This is about 5 weeks later on the day I had them removed: Yet again, my nails underneath took a bit of […]

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  • Up Up and Almost Away

    Well, it wasn’t quite a balloon ride, but I did get an off-the-ground experience in a hot air balloon. (I should finish that sentence with punctuation reflective of my emotion in the moment. Let me add on: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) We (the City) received a new hot air balloon earlier this year. Although she’d been tested and flown […]

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  • Finishing a Yelp 100

    I’ve been half-heartedly engaged on Yelp (a review website). I upload reviews, every now and then answer a question and otherwise leave it be. And in truth, much more of the latter now because 1) who has time and 2) I’ve noticed some people on the Yelp site Live For Yelp rather than Living For […]

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  • May and June Work Roundup

    May and June went by in a flash! (And since it’s nearly the end of the month, it looks like I could say the same for July.) What all happened in the Fun Work World? I returned to The Real Estate Council’s Fight Night fundraiser. I hadn’t been in years, but it’s still just as over-the-top […]